Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Mitch McConnell says Senate would acquit Donald Trump if impeachment trial held today

  • Even if House impeaches president, Senate vote would still be needed to remove him from office
  • Top Republican senator suggests Democrats running for president might prefer to spend time campaigning in Iowa and New Hampshire instead
Topic |   Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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President Donald Trump gestures to the audience during his address in Tupelo on Friday. Photo: AP

US President Donald Trump says ‘angry majority’ supports him against impeachment drive

  • ‘The American people are fed up with Democrat lies, hoaxes and extremism,’ Trump said at a packed arena in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • He also voiced confidence that he will be able to defeat any Democrat who he ends up opposing in the November 2020 election
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President Donald Trump gestures to the audience during his address in Tupelo on Friday. Photo: AP
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